Introduction to API Monitor Local Variables

Recent posts have talked about the capability the API Science API monitoring platform provides for creating and working with global variables that are maintained across multiple monitors. In this post, we’ll look into the platform’s capability for creating local variables that are specific to an individual API monitor.

The fact is, APIs change over time. Also, your company’s own specific usage of a particular external API may change. And certainly your company’s need to monitor the performance of your own evolving internal APIs will change over time.

Employing API Science’s monitor local variables can make this necessary evolution easier to manage. Instead of creating a new API monitor every time something changes, if you configure your monitor using variables, you can simply change the variable, and your monitor is instantly reconfigured to analyze the performance of your new product…

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